Where To Get Mouthwatering Tacos in Metro Manila

There’s truly something about tacos that makes me, personally, drool at the thought of crispy tortillas and/or taco shells filled with flavorful, juicy, and perfectly seasoned meat combined with the delicious tang of salsa. Each taco bite guarantees an explosion of flavors in your mouth.

If you’re a fellow taco lover and you’re looking for food spots that can satisfy your taco cravings, you’ve got to check out these must-visit taquerias in Metro Manila:

El Chupacabra


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El Chupacabra is one of the beloved pioneers of the iconic street taco in Metro Manila—especially in Poblacion. Now with multiple branches, they remain a go-to spot for classic street tacos that come in a wide range of variety.

Visit El Chupacabra at 5782 Felipe St., Poblacion, Makati; or in their locations around Metro Manila.

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La Chinesca


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A well-loved taco joint in the south, La Chinesca is a Mexican restaurant that offers a wide variety of tacos—including Lamb Barbacoa and even Vegan Tacos! They also offer hearty taco trays that let you enjoy these Mexican goodies with friends and family.

Visit La Chinesca at 181 Aguirre Ave., BF Homes, Parañaque; and at The Grid, 2/F Power Plant Mall, Rockwell Dr., Makati.

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Cafe Alegria


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Cafe Alegria is a must-visit breakfast spot in BGC that serves contemporary Latin American cuisine. And who says you can’t have tacos for breakfast? Their menu features a variety of flavorful tacos—including their mouthwatering Vegetarian Birria that tastes just as indulgent as normal meat tacos. Also, watch out for possible unlimited taco promos here!

Visit Cafe Alegria at Forbestown Rd., BGC, Taguig City.

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Tucked in Marikina City, Gustaco is a quaint taco joint that offers more than just your usual beef tacos. Their menu also features their Chicken BBQ Taco which is overloaded with coleslaw and delicious sauces; and their Fish Tacos with crispy and juicy deep-fried beer-battered fish fillets.

You also have to try their cheesy and flavorful QuesaBirria tacos!

Visit Gustaco at 33 Champaca St., Marikina City.

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Tipsy Pig

These Sisig Tacos Are a Must-Try at Tipsy Pig's Taco Tuesdays

If you’re looking for a Filipino twist in your tacos, you should definitely try the Sisig Tacos of Tipsy Pig. This mouthwatering dish features flavorful sisig with crispy pork skin served on pieces of mini soft tortilla. Fair warning: these Sisig Tacos are positively addicting.

Visit Tipsy Pig at their locations in Forbestown Rd., BGC; Capitol Commons, Pasig; and Timog Ave., Quezon City.

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Los Tacos MNL


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Los Tacos MNL is a hidden gem of a taqueria in Makati that boasts creating most of their taco ingredients from scratch, including their tortillas. Their menu features beef, pork, chicken, and fish tacos—all bursting with flavor and have instantly captured the hearts of many foodies in the area. Of course, their mouthwatering Birria Tacos are also worth trying.

Visit Los Tacos MNL at 3/F Oakridge Plaza, Makati City.

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Onlypans Taqueria


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The famous Onlypans is one of the go-to taco joints in Poblacion, Makati for meaty and savory birria tacos. Their taqueria in Makati instantly went viral on social media thanks to many customers who couldn’t get enough of their now-famous tacos. Now, they also offer variations to the iconic birria including their Birria Ramen and Birria Grilled Cheese.

Visit Onlypans Taqueria at 5663 Don Pedro St., Poblacion, Makati; and at Pop-Up, Katipunan Ave., Quezon City.

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